Eat Well

January 24, 2019

Mmm… Chocolate – It’s Good For My Health?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Mmm… Chocolate. We all enjoy eating treats and not feeling guilty about it, right? Well, did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate (1-2 squares) may be good for your heart, increase your mood, decrease your blood pressure and help you live longer? Cacao beans or the powder made from them are an ancient […]

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Tags: Blog, Fit & Flavorful, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


October 29, 2018

Cranberry Jalapeno Jam

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

Cranberries, like many berries, are a good source fiber and vitamin C, an anti-oxidant. Additionally, the phytonutrients in cranberries may be anti-inflammatory. All may prove beneficial for better circulation, a healthy heart, and in cancer prevention. Say no to the can, and try this jam! Calories: 26 | Protein: 0g | Carbs: 7g | Total Fat: […]

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September 26, 2018

Kale Sweet Potato Hash

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

This hearty fall recipe is an excellent source of the antioxidant vitamins, A & C, and a good source of B vitamins – All are important for our busy lifestyles!                                                   […]

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September 11, 2018

Making the Grade: A+ Lunches & Apples!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The fall season brings the start of a new school year, and welcomes in “new” produce, notably apples! For an A+ grade this season in healthy eating, make gradual changes with your dietary choices. Lunch is a great meal to start with and by packing your lunch, it can help you plan for better options […]

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Tags: apple, apples, Blog, Eat Well, fall, Fit & Flavorful, health and wellness coach staff, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, wellness


July 19, 2018

Stone Fruits: What Are They?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Nothing quite says summer like a refreshing juicy peach on a hot summer day! A stone fruit is defined as a fruit with flesh or pulp enclosing a stone. Some examples of stone fruits are peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, and cherries. Also, new to the farmer’s market are some hybrids called pluots and apriums, which […]

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Leafy Greens and a Scrumptious Recipe!

April 3, 2018

Leafy Greens and a Scrumptious Recipe!

By Kristen - Dietitian blixtkristen

With spring upon us we begin to think about planting our gardens or attending the farmers market for fresh produce. April’s produce of the month is leafy greens which are packed with nutrients like calcium, folate as well as Vitamins A, C and K. Think beyond kale and spinach and consider trying arugula, Swiss chard, […]

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Tags: blue cheese and arugula salad, Eat Well, leafy greens, Nutrition, pear, Recipe, Salad


March 26, 2018

Baked Chicken with Orange and Oregano

By Ashlie - Membership & Media Coordinator smitha123

Baked Chicken with Orange and Oregano Calories: 213 | Protein: 29.7g | Carbohydrates: 10.6g | Total Fat: 4g Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 1 Whole Chicken 3 Whole Oranges, Juiced 2 cloves garlic 2 tsp fresh oregano 2 oz red wine, Pinot Noir or similar. Freshly ground black pepper to taste. Preparation Rinse chicken with cold […]

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Whole Grains 101

March 5, 2018

Whole Grains 101

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Experts say we should make ½ our grains whole. But what exactly does that mean? As defined by the Oldways Whole Grains Council, whole grains “contain all the essential parts and naturally-occurring nutrients of the entire grain seed in their original proportions.” A whole grain is made up of three parts. The bran is the outer […]

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Tags: Blog, carbohydrates, Eat Well, Food, grains, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, whole grains


March 1, 2018

Tomato Apple Jam Recipe

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Sweet and thick with just the right amount of kick, this spread is your jam, literally! This spread tastes great on chicken, steak or fish, dolloped on a fried egg, or simply spread on your favorite toast.

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February 8, 2018

Kabocha Salad w/Farro & Dijon Dressing Recipe

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Another bland salad recipe… hold your horses! This is not your typical boring salad. This recipe is bulked up with kabocha squash, packed with a texturized punch from the farro, and a dijon dressing to satisfy your taste buds with this sweet and savory hearty winter salad.

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Food, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Recipe, Recipes, Squash, winter